From: Paolo Conflitti (
Date: Fri Nov 06 2020 - 07:26:01 CST

Hi Jeff,

yes, that plugin allows you to work directly with dlg files and it has a
reclustering function.
Simone, who is actually maintaining the plugin, can fill you in on other
functionalities and maybe help you with your issue.


Il 06/11/2020 13:27, Jeff Saxon ha scritto:
> thank you Paolo!
> It seems that there is a problem with the plugin. I've just tried to
> install it with my vmd 1.9.3 (on windows) following all of the
> instructions and although it appeared in the Analysis menu, while
> clicking on it I got an error message from VMD
> vmd > ERROR) Creation of window for 'ddt' failed (invalid command name
> "ddt_tk").
> mb I should try with my mac version of VMD
> anyway does it allow to work directly on DLG filles and do some
> operations on it (combining, reclustering)?
> Thanks in advance!
> пт, 6 нояб. 2020 г. в 10:00, Paolo Conflitti <>:
>> Hi,
>> There is a plugin called Drug Discovery Tool (DDT) that is available
>> here:
>> Best regards,
>> Paolo Conflitti
>> Il 05/11/2020 17:45, Jeff Saxon ha scritto:
>>> Dear VMD users!
>>> Could you tell me whether there is some vmd's plugin that allows me to
>>> read directly DLG filles (produced by autodock) and make some basic
>>> operations on the conformational ensembles of the ligand?
>>> I've tried to load directly DLG files from terminal command line
>>> vmd *.dlg
>>> but it recognized it as an attempt to load PDB files and eventually did nothing.
>>> Thank you for your help
>>> J.